6 Workflows Built to Develop Audiences and Accelerate Revenue There are noticeable shifts happening in the performing arts industry: subscription sales are declining, patrons are purchasing tickets closer to showtime than ever before, and donations are dwindling across the board. To get ahead of the growing industry challenges, it’s essential to take a business-first approach […]

Curating your theatre’s season is one of the most rewarding yet challenging jobs of an artistic director. A good season not only entertains and attracts your audience but also evokes meaningful conversations and encourages a devoted following from your patrons. While there are no set rules for crafting a theatrical season, the process does require […]

Auditioning is the art of matchmaking in its truest form. It’s the feeling of excitement and anticipation that comes from discovering the right performer for a role who can bring the script to life with ease, who has chemistry with fellow actors, and who you enjoy working with. But how do you create an atmosphere […]

Directing theatre is an exhilarating journey of growth and self-reflection, whether you are just starting or have plenty of experience. Our eBook, The Ultimate Guide for First-Time Drama Teachers, is here to support and inspire directors in the thrilling world of the performing arts.  The theatre world is a canvas of creativity, emotion, and storytelling. […]

It’s the part of the process you may be skipping; and it’s the part that will take your productions to the next level. Picture this: the curtains have closed, the audience is on their feet, and you’re basking in the glory of a successful show. We won’t tell you not to bring out the confetti, […]

Theatre has always been associated with grand stages and elaborate sets. However, in today’s world, theatremakers are often pushed to look for unconventional or shared spaces to present their works. While this may seem daunting at first, these spaces can be transformed into unique and exciting theatrical experiences that connect with audiences in new and […]

All students deserve the opportunity to explore their creative potential and develop important life skills through theatre. The goal of the Theatre In Our Schools movement is to ensure that all students have access to high-quality theatre education- something that is right at the heart of what we do at On The Stage. Theatre fosters […]

Kids aren’t the only ones eager to burst into summer fun! Summer stock is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to start planning. Warmer weather means the return of zany rehearsals, excited actors, bustling costume shops, and community fundraisers. For many theaters, this is the highlight of the year and your […]

To ensure ongoing success for each and every one of your productions, it’s more important than ever to keep your audience engaged and excited about your work. Re-engaging and rebuilding your audience is a key area of focus for keeping your seats filled and your productions funded. Using these five tactics in your theatre planning […]

There’s no better day than today to take your program to the next level. Here are a few achievable goals for your organization, and exactly how to reach them. Don’t let your resolutions get blown to the wayside this year. Usually, this happens because we frame our goals as mere hopes, without a plan or […]

On-Demand Webinar with Andrew Barth Feldman and Shereen Pimentel Join us to hear Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen, Disney’s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story, The Show Must Go On, The Lion King), and host Tina Cocumelli (TBD Theatricals producer, veteran theatre educator), come […]

On-Demand Webinar Want to produce more shows with original content? In this webinar, our special guests Richard Falcon (Teatro Nagual, Founder & Executive Director), Jarrod Kopp (Theatre Tulsa, Executive Director), Najee Brown (Seacoast Repertory Theatre, Sol Series Curator) and host Tina Cocumelli (TBD Theatricals), discuss how theatres are putting devised content on stage. Watch this webinar to learn: Where to […]

On-Demand Webinar Watch special guests T. Oliver Reid & Warren Adams (Co-Founders and Artistic Directors of Black Theatre Coalition), Tony-winning Broadway Producer Hunter Arnold (Hadestown, Dear Evan Hansen, Once on This Island, and more) and host Tina Cocumelli (TBD Theatricals), as they come together to discuss inclusivity and equity in theatre. Watch this session to […]